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    1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Controlling Symptoms With Diet

      Key PointsMany people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) find that eating prompts symptoms of abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea (or, sometimes, alternating periods of constipation and diarrhea), and bloating. Making adjustments to your diet can provide relief.Limit or eliminate foods that may make diarrhea worse, including caffeine, alcohol, fatty foods, gas - producing foods (such as beans,

    2. Alosetron for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      Drug details for Alosetron for irritable bowel syndrome.

    3. Psychotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview

      Psychotherapy may be effective for people who have severe pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Psychotherapy involves talking with a mental health professional about emotional and psychological problems that may trigger symptoms of IBS. Religious or spiritual advisers may offer similar help. Family therapy and support groups also may help in the treatment of IBS. Psychological ...

    4. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Medications

      Medication may be used along with lifestyle changes to manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - What Increases Your Risk

      Learnabout Irritable Bowel Syndrome risk factors, which include gender, age, and family history.

    6. Antidiarrheals for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview

      Antidiarrheal medicines,such as diphenoxylate (such as Lomotil) and loperamide (such as Imodium),slow intestinal movements. This allows stool to stay in the intestine longer,allowing more water to be absorbed,which makes the stool formed rather than watery when it is passed. Antidiarrheals can help with diarrhea in IBS. 1 Diphenoxylate may cause dry skin,itching,dizziness,drowsiness,...

    7. Antianxiety Medicines for Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Topic Overview

      Antianxiety agents (benzodiazepines) are used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. For some people,these medicines may be appropriate for occasional,short-term use to help relieve anxiety that is making the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) worse. These medicines may not be as useful for long-term use,because they may interact with other drugs and they may be habit-forming. Here ...

    8. Coping With IBS

      There may not be a cure for irritable bowel syndrome, but there are ways to cope with its daily challenges. WebMD tells you more.

    9. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

      Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex condition. Here are 10 questions to ask your doctor.

    10. Types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

      There are three types of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), each with slightly different symptoms. Learn more about them here.

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